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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in palace on Ganges with my family .we have two rooms and we got the best service ever .specially the staff here is very friendly and the food was also very good .yes they have some rooms without view but doesn't matters when the whole building is on the gages .the best thing is the hotel is...

Thank Satheesh B
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is just waste of money, due to lack of basic amenities and worst service, we vacated the hotel within 12hrs, it took nearly a hour to check in, they made us to wait such a long time, though we booked the rooms prior, I am extremely disappointed with that kind of gesture, nothing I experienced in this hotel.....

1Thank Ara V
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had to spend one night in this hotel since we pre booked and paid advance. What the picture shows is not what you get. Sorroundings are dirty and no view of Ganga from your room. Linens are dirty, staff most unfriendly. Worst is the dining experience. With paint peeling off dining room is downstair and the kitchen is on...

1Thank Durga B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I stayed here for 4 nights in October 2016. I was staying with 2 friends (3 of us total) and we had booked a "triple" room. Note to self - triple room in India is a twin room with a mattress squeezed in on the floor. This was not a problem but it would have been nice if it was...

Thank SamB6
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 19 October 2016

the hotel cliams to have a great view of the ganges on its website. we had bookings for 2 ganges facing rooms. the hotel is located in a narrow lane on assi ghat. the building looks very old and dirty. one has to climb upteem number of steps which are narrow to access the foyer, rooms or dining area. there...

1Thank brinda57
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The title is part of a quote from Gandhi, and is on the wall next to the reception area. It appears that the reception staff have not read it. Difficulties over the room, which a number of other guests also had, information given that was incorrect, and actions promised that were not done, were a few of our problems. That...

2Thank Billy3710
Paris, France
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel as it had good reviews in the guidebook and seemed well located. Well, palace is clearly an overstatement! We were first showed a tiny room with a window facing a wall, after begging for a better one we were showed the one on the top floor which is literally a mold fest. All walls are blackened...

2Thank Alexandthecity
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place is a great location. I had become sick while I stayed here and the hotel staff was really concerned and happy to take care of me anyway they could. We had dinner on the rooftop, and I walked to the Ganga several times as it was right outside the doorstep. The decor was beautiful and each room had...

Thank kaloree
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The Hotel is a bit expensive but location was excellent only hotel near the Ganges hence stayed there but front office behavior is really horrible they need to understand that customer is the one who pays hence behavior should be good . rooms were just very small and they ensured they did not change the room even if requested .They...

2Thank binitasarkar
Panchkula, India
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The Hotel is a bit expensive but location and service compensates it. Stayed there for teo nights. The staff is nice and cheering. Wifi worked well, breakfast was good and the top-floor small balcony was icing on the cake. You can have view of almost entire Ganges ghat's curve. Had a 1hr chat with the manager in evening, he made...

1Thank rai371

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Palace on Ganges is a new, immaculately clean hotel with 22 rooms, each named for -- and said to be decorated in the style of -- a different region of India. Our rooms were good-sized and well appointed (cable TV sets, non-alcholic mini-bar, tables and chairs). The staff is friendly and attentive. Food is vegetarian and well prepared. The big advantage is Palce on Ganges's location. It is at Asi Ghat, And while it's "on the Ganges," a small road and a large where you can get the cab easily from just out of the hotel. Views of the Ganges from the balcony -- and rooms facing the river -- are far less good than those from, among others hotels. Disadvantages: not all rooms face the river. ... more   less 

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Address: Assi Ghat B - 1/158, Varanasi 221002, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Varanasi
Price Range: RM426 - RM684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palace on Ganges 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Peu de chambres avec vue mais vous êtes à deux pas du Ganges ; sortez !”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose Ganga facing rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter. No great Ganges view so don't pay extra.”
 of 5 bubbles SamB6, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“dont stay here”
 of 5 bubbles binitasarkar, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Executive rooms r only d best option. Entire area is calm n peaceful as it is away from d city.”
 of 5 bubbles sushilkumarc, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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